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Committee on Community Resources
 and the Northampton City Council

Committee Members:
Chair:  Councilor James B. Nash
Vice-Chair:  Councilor Alex Jarrett
Councilor John Thorpe
Councilor Karen Foster
  Meeting Agenda

 Date:  November 15, 2021
Time: 5 p.m.
Virtual Meeting

The November 15, 2021 Community Resources Committee meeting will be held by remote participation. The public can follow the committee's deliberations by joining the virtual meeting by phone or computer. The meeting will be recorded for later broadcast on Northampton Open Media (channel 15) and uploaded to the Northampton Government Video Archive on YouTube.
 
 Live public comment will be available using telephone call-in or video conferencing technology beginning at 5 p.m.

 
INSTRUCTIONS FOR CALLING IN OR JOINING THE MEETING FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
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 "Jurisdiction. Matters affecting the community including economic development, local business, tourism, the environment, the arts, planning, zoning, sustainability, land use, housing and affordability, among others"
 



1.

Meeting Called to Order and Roll Call

2.

Announcement re: Audio/Video Recording

This meeting is being audio/video recorded.

3.

Public Comment

4.

Updates and Announcements from Committee Members

5.

Minutes of Previous Meeting

A.

Minutes of October 18, 2021

6.

Community Resources "Big Picture Zoning" Discussion: Office of Planning and Sustainability (OPS) Assistant Director Carolyn Misch will review recent zoning initiatives, provide a brief update on the incorporation of Climate Resilience & Regeneration Plan into the Sustainable Northampton Plan, and share details of initiatives to be introduced in the near future.

The public is encouraged to attend to share thoughts on these matters as well as suggest ideas for improving our zoning.  All ideas related to our zoning are welcome.
Please note the Planning Board will be holding a Public Hearing on November 18th at 7 PM regarding the merger of adopted plans into one Sustainable Northampton Comprehensive Plan including the elements of open space, historic planning and the resilience and regeneration plan. Anyone in attendance at Community Resources wanting to learn more about this matter will be encouraged to attend that public hearing.
7.

Items Referred to Committee

8.

New Business

9.

Adjourn

Contact:  Jim Nash@

jimnashcitycouncil@gmail.com
Phone: 413-582-0637